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April 17, 2014

A working Project Ara phone only costs under Php4,400

Google shows off a prototype version of the module-based Project Ara along with a list of updates that you need to know if you’re interested about the upcoming build-it-yourself smartphone. The company is confident that building a working Project Ara would only cost under $100 or around Php4,400.

April 11, 2014

Dual-SIM Oppo R1 available in the Philippines

During last night’s launch of Oppo Find 7a, not only did they introduced their flagship phones but they also announced the pricing of the Oppo R1 which is at Php19,990. It is the company’s 5-inch quad-core smartphone with 16GB of storage and a 2410mAh battery.

April 10, 2014

ZTE Redbull, 5-inch HD LTE smartphone for $130

ZTE has launched in China its new budget-friendly smartphone that packs a 5-inch HD display, 13 megapixel camera, Snapdragon quad-core CPU, and LTE connectivity – the Redbull.

April 08, 2014

Sharp announces Aquos Phone Xx 302Sh in Japan

Sharp has announced in Japan its new smartphone flagship that features a 5.2-inch Full HD display, thin bezels, and 16.3 megapixel camera – the Aquos Phone Xx 302Sh.

April 06, 2014

Wilson to launch app-enabled smart basketball

Sporting goods and equipment manufacturer, Wilson, in partnership with Finnish AI firm SportIQ, has announced that it will soon launch a smart basketball that can monitor your performance in the court.

March 27, 2014

#TBTH: We look back at 20 years of Internet in the PH

In March 1994, the Philippines was first connected to the internet. twenty years hence, a lot has changed in the way we communicate, work, learn and make friends.

March 27, 2014

Cherry Mobile Amethyst, dual-core with 3G for Php2,299

Cherry Mobile has just released a new super-budget dual-SIM Android smartphone that packs a 3.5-inch display, 3G connectivity, dual-core CPU, and Android Jellybean for Php2,299 – the Cherry Mobile Amethyst.

March 07, 2014

SanDisk launches Ultra Dual USB drive, starts at Php980

In addition to the 128GB Extreme PRO USB 3.0, SanDisk has also debuted the Ultra Dual USB drive which is primarily geared towards mobile device users.

March 07, 2014

TCL E5690 50-inch 4K2K UHD Smart TV

When TCL contacted us to check out their new UHDTV, we were surprised that they already had a 4K TV in the Philippines. And to think we only saw their UHD TV line-up in CES Las Vegas last month.

February 27, 2014

Boeing’s Android spyphone self-destructs

Boeing has been reported to have a smartphone that old school James Bond could have used. Codenamed “Black“, the Android-running smartphone has a special mechanism that self-destructs when opened by force, and will be sold only for government and security agents.

February 25, 2014

Privacy-focused Blackphone official specs and pricing

We’ve previously reported about the smartphone that focuses primarily on its user’s privacy. Now, as it was announced at MWC, the Blackphone‘s specs has been unveiled together with its official price.

February 25, 2014

LG outs F90 and F70 mid-range LTE Android phones

LG has announced at the MWC 2014 its new set of mid-range Android smartphones that features LTE connectivity, quad-core CPUs, LG’s Knock Code, and Android Kitkat out of the box, the F90 and F70.

February 24, 2014

ASUS FonePad discounted, starts at Php9,995

If you’re in market for a decent Android tablet with phone functionality, then you’re in for a treat. ASUS Philippines has recently dropped the SRP of the FonePad with the 8GB model now only going for under ten grand, while the 32GB costs Php10,995.

February 23, 2014

Alcatel outs OneTouch Pop Fit wearable smartphone

Alcatel has just introduced its new entry-level Android smartphone that can also double as a wearable device, the OneTouch Pop Fit.

February 21, 2014

OpenSignal ranks US, Philippines slowest in 4G Speed

OpenSignal has just released a report that the Philippines is the slowest in 4G speed around the globe, closely followed by the United States.

February 20, 2014

Alcatel OneTouch Link Y800 is the new Smart Bro LTE

We recently discovered that the new Smart Bro LTE Pocket WiFi that is being offered to subscribers lately is the one from Alcatel. It looks like the Alcatel One Touch Link Y800 replaces the usual Huawei LTE pocket WiFi offered before.

February 16, 2014

LG announces L Series III Kitkat-powered smartphones

LG recently announced the third generation of their L-Series entry-level to mid-range Android smartphones that runs Android 4.4 Kitkat out of the box – the L90, L70, and the L40.

February 15, 2014

Sony Xperia G rumored specs and photo

After Sony released the high-end Xperia Z1 Compact at CES last month, followed by the 6-inch T2 Ultra phablets, rumors are now spreading that the Japanese manufacturer is on its way to introducing their first midrange smartphone of the year called the Xperia G.

January 05, 2014

Cherry Mobile G1 Watch Phone first impressions

Barely 4 days before Christmas when Cherry Mobile officially announced that the Cherry Mobile G1 Watch Phone. We wanted to purchase a unit in SM North EDSA but, when we arrived there, we we’re disappointed as all the units were pre-sold already.

December 10, 2013

BBK to unveil world’s first smartphone with 2K resolution

A Full-HD display is something we’ve come to expect from high-end smartphones and tablets. But BBK Electronics, a China-based phone manufacturer, is planning to raise the bar higher by releasing the Vivo XPlay 3S; an Android smartphone with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 or commonly known as 2K.

November 28, 2013

Jolla smartphone with Sailfish OS officially launched

Jolla (pronounced Yol-la), the first smartphone to run the Sailfish OS has been officially launched in Finland.

November 03, 2013

Samsung W2014, the Snapdragon 800-powered flip phone

Looks like Samsung is serious about releasing luxury clamshell-type dual-screen smartphones as they have released another one but this time sporting a Snapdragon 800 CPU – the Samsung W2014.

October 09, 2013

O+ Fab 3G, the 7-inch Android tablet phone

We try to avoid using the word phablet but every time we encounter a 7-inch Android tablet with full phone functionality, we still couldn’t find a suitable name for it. This is the same case with the O+ Fab 3G.

September 30, 2013

Apple iPhone 5S Review

Once a year, Apple would introduce the new model of their very popular iPhone. This year is a first as Apple introduced not one, but two, iPhone models — the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s. So we bought these 2 models to test and review. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5s […]

September 17, 2013

What we think of the iPhone 5S & 5C

Apple’s new products are bound to arrive before Christmas and a lot of eyes are over it. We’ve been receiving a lot of questions and arguments if one should get the iPhone 5S, the 5C (especially), or something else. Well, here’s our take; this is what we think of the iPhone 5S & 5C.

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